Another September come and gone but not without a trip to Squam. Oh how I love it there! This was my second year attending and even though I didn’t think it was possible it was even more amazing than last year.
I always intend to bring my camera everywhere and take lots of photos but it never happens. I took a few but mostly I was so busy talking and laughing and doing that pics never got snapped. However I did take a bunch with my phone so if you follow me on Instagram you’ve already seen those (if you don’t follow me on Instagram but you want to you can find me at @alisontauber)
I took a class called Dream Skirt taught by Cal Patch. And yes, I made a skirt! With pockets!!! It was so inspiring and exciting and not nearly as scary as I thought it would be. I’ve always wanted to make my own clothing but it’s always seemed too difficult and not something I could possibly do with my rudimentary sewing skills. Wrong, wrong, wrong! It’s not hard at all and now I have sewing confidence that I never thought I’d have. Cal is the best teacher, so patient and funny and easy-going (full disclosure, she is also a friend for years so if I sound extra-gushy about her it’s because I know what a cool chick she is outside of the classroom).
But classes aside, SAW is about so much more. It’s meeting people and talking and sharing and listening and learning. Imagine what it’s like to be with a big group of people who all “get” you. Like, really get you. That’s Squam. I promise.